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Hugh Cuming

1791–1865

Naturalist and traveller. Collected shells and living orchids in the Pacific, on the coast of Chile, and in the Philippine Islands. Returned to England in 1840.

Sources

R. Desmond 1977

ODNB

Bibliography

Desmond, Ray. 1977. Dictionary of British and Irish botanists and horticulturists, including plant collectors and botanical artists. 3d ed. London: Taylor and Francis.

ODNB: Oxford dictionary of national biography: from the earliest times to the year 2000. (Revised edition.) Edited by H. C. G. Matthew and Brian Harrison. 60 vols. and index. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2004.

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